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The Appalachian RollerGirls Take on Fayetteville’s Rogue Rollergirls on Saturday, May 10 in Hickory


May 7, 2014. On Saturday, May 10, the Appalachian RollerGirls will take on the Rogue Rollergirls of Fayetteville at Skateland USA in Hickory.

The game kicks off at 2 p.m. and will feature a halftime performance by acclaimed jam skating group “Cool Rollings.”

The Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) announced Friday, May 2 that Rogue Rollergirls of Fayetteville would be among 14 WFTDA apprentice leagues. Appalachian RollerGirls recently became full WFTDA.

Proceeds from the game will benefit Through Healing Eyes Inc. headquarted in Hickory. Through Healing Eyes uses artistic photographs of regional breast cancer survivors along with their personal words of inspiration and hope to create calendar pages as daily reminders of breast health, advocating for breast cancer awareness and promoting a rich, meaningful life for those affected by breast cancer.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at Skateland in Hickory and the following Boone business locations: Lucky Penny, Woodlands BBQ, Piedmont Federal Savings Bank and Cafe Portofino for $8. Tickets on game day are $10 and kids 10 and under are free! Doors open at 1 p.m. and game starts at 2 p.m. For more information, visit www.AppalachianRollerGirls.com.